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Breakfast and our health

Breakfast and our health As my mother used to say when we were in a small city in 1990s “Your breakfast is very important for a good day”. The roti sabji or idli or poha that we used to feast when we were adolescents is almost an outdated start by current standards.standards. However-the garlic bread, bread butter, biscuits, puff-sand coffee that is a current standard breakfast in today’s running world is no better either. What is the significance of breakfast and how can you design your breakfast recipes that are healthful, convenient, and tasty? Morning metabolism                 Our body needs energy 24 x 7 and our metabolism keeps a nearly stable stock of energy whether we are eating or not. Since our brain can not store any energy, it has to depend up on constant supply of sugar (glucose) flowing in your blood. The food we eat is digested in our intestines; proteins carbohydrates and fats are broken down into minor fragments and  are absorbed into the blood stream. The uptake of gl…

Diet chart after a heart attack

Things you should know about Losing Belly fat and weight.

Over the past 10 years there has been burst in obesity every where in the globe. More than 30% of adults in western countries are overweight and even children also are in the grip of this epidemic. We are observing the similar pattern in Indian urban countries as well. Obesity increases the risk of many diseases including diabetes,infertility, high blood pressure,breast cancer and, asthma. Emotional disturbance of being overweight, including guilt and low self-esteem, should not be overlooked.
Healthy weightHealthy weight is measured through BMI. Body mass index (BMI) is commonly used tool for assessing your weight that is based on your over-all body fat. At large, ifBMIis more than or equal to 25 you are overweight and it will increased the risk of obesity related complication such stroke, cardiovascular disease. How much calories do I need to burn to lose weight naturally?An easy way to estimate the calories requirement to burn to gain your desirable body weight is to multiply 300 to…